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  • Specifications: Full Time fixed term contract
    Salary: up to £35,000
    Location: London with flexibility to work from home up to 3 days a week
    Application Closing Date: 02 May 2021

    We are looking for a self-motivated and highly organised individual who is able to work effectively and collaboratively with a diverse range of...
    14 April 2021
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    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine’s Centre for Evidence Synthesis in Global Health has led developments in systematic reviews in tropical medicine and international health. In the 1990s, staff contributed to setting up Cochrane, and established the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (CIDG). This is now recognised as one of Cochrane’s premier...
    8 April 2021
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    Wednesday 7 April marks World Health Day, a day organised by the World Health Organization (WHO) to highlight a particular global health issue. This year, it aims to spotlight health equity. Health equity is the absence of avoidable and unfair differences in health. The COVID-19 pandemic and its uneven impacts worldwide has brought attention to...
    7 April 2021
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    Cochrane community contributes to update to the PRISMA statement. PRISMA is an evidence-based minimum set of items for reporting in systematic reviews and meta-analyses. PRISMA primarily focuses on the reporting of reviews evaluating the effects of interventions, but can also be used as a basis for reporting systematic reviews with objectives...
    7 April 2021
  • White Cochrane logo on purple background, below which says #MyCochraneStory
    Cochrane's strength is in its collaborative, global community.  Our 100,000+ members and supporters from more than 130 countries work together to produce credible, accessible health information and help inform health decision making. Though we are spread out across the globe, our shared passion for health evidence unites us.  We want to come...
    7 April 2021
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    COVID-19 - resources and news Let's get social - see Cochrane social media platforms and learn how you can earn Membership points  Anne Anderson Virtual Walk Cochrane Crowd - citizen scientist platform Cochrane Early Career Professional group - upcoming events Cochrane International Mobility Programme - virtual and in-person placements with...
    7 April 2021
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    Interview with Heather Tubwon, the artist that created the new limited edition designs in the Cochrane store celebrating Anne Anderson and our diverse community. The global Cochrane community are participating in a virtual walk and raising money for the annual Anne Anderson Award, which is given to a Cochrane member who has contributed...
    6 April 2021
  • Cochrane Australia vs. COVID-19: Supporting the national COVID-19 Taskforce
    In March 2020, Cochrane Australia convened the National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce - bringing together leading health researchers, experts and organisations from across the country.

    Since then, over 240 members have worked around the clock to deliver living clinical guidelines and flowcharts for frontline health workers.  The...
    1 April 2021
  • Artist take on Virus Cells
    Cochrane provides high-quality, relevant and up-to-date synthesized research evidence to inform health decisions. This page highlights the many ways that Cochrane has successfully responded to COVID-19 around the world. Click on any of the case studies below to find out more, and check back often as we continuously add and update new stories....
    1 April 2021
  • Emory medical students visually explain Cochrane evidence
    When residency education was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Emory University School of Medicine capitalized on student enthusiasm and availability to create COVID-19 education materials. Working closely with Cochrane, they are now summarizing top priority Cochrane Reviews in visual form. The project involves students being alerted when a...
    1 April 2021
  • Doctor at desk looking at data
    Cochrane Austria, together with TranspariMED and Transparency International Austria, has recently published a report on clinical trial transparency in Austria, which provides an update on figures released one year ago. The report uses data from the EU Trials Tracker to summarise the clinical drug trial reporting rates of the 14 largest sponsors in...
    30 March 2021
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    Register for the 'A day with... Statistics Methods Group’ which is taking place on 11 May 2021. This is part of a series of virtual events from Cochrane Training for anyone interested in systematic review methodology and the work of Cochrane Methods Groups. Whether you are new to systematic review methodology or an advanced-level learner, these...
    29 March 2021
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    Keen to get experience with systematic reviews, but not sure where to start? Or perhaps you’re already experienced, and want to help out? Can you help with translation work, or would you like to find collaborators for your evidence synthesis project? 
    TaskExchange is an online platform that connects people needing help with their systematic...
    29 March 2021
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    Closing date: 19 April 2021 
    Location: Oxford, UK or remote working from UK Cochrane ENT is looking for an experienced Systematic Reviewer to work with the Cochrane ENT team, based at Cochrane UK in Oxford. The main purpose of the role is to facilitate the completion of high-priority systematic reviews being undertaken as parts of suites of...
    29 March 2021
  • Readable,  clinically-focused, actionable answers to inform point-of-care decision-making for health professionals.
    Readable, clinically-focused, actionable answers to inform point-of-care decision-making for health professionals.  Cochrane Clinical Answers (CCAs) provide a readable, digestible, clinically-focused entry point to rigorous research from Cochrane Reviews. They are designed to be actionable and to inform point-of-care decision-making. Each CCA...
    29 March 2021
  • Lund University working paper illustrates how to integrate Cochrane Interactive Learning to deliver relevant evidence-based medicine learning objectives
    In the Medical Degree Program at Lund University, Sweden, a new Scientific Scholarship theme has been implemented, including evidence-based medicine (EBM), as the application of scientific scholarship in EBM is a core aspect of medical education. Throughout the program, scientific scholarship and EBM are supported by multifaceted learning...
    26 March 2021
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    During the past 12 months chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine have been touted as cures for COVID-19 and introduced into Covid-19 treatment protocols. This has led to increases in demand, leaving some rheumatoid arthritis and lupus patients deprived of effective treatments. A newly published Cochrane Library Editorial explores the story of the...
    25 March 2021
  • chloroquine hydroxychloroquine COVID-19 visual abstract
    COVID-19 is an infectious respiratory disease caused by a coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. If the infection becomes severe, people may need intensive care and support in hospital, including mechanical ventilation.

    Drugs used for other diseases were tried out in COVID-19, and this included chloroquine, used for malaria; and...
    25 March 2021
  • Travel-related control measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic
    Updated review: Can international travel-related control measures contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic? What are international travel-related control measures?  International travel control measures are methods to manage international travel to contain the spread of COVID-19. Measures include: closing international borders to stop...
    25 March 2021
  • Tiffany
    Watch Cochrane US Senior Officer, Tiffany Duque, as the featured guest on the Addictive Brain videocast. Tiffany spoke to  Dr. Chinmaya  Sadangi for the session called "Interview with a Scientist."  The Addictive Brain is an online community aiming at bridging the gap between science and the world in general. Their audience is mostly non-...
    24 March 2021

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